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Pope Francis: ‘Pius XII’s Cause for Beatification has Stalled’
The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 5/27/14

Posted on 05/27/2014 7:14:54 PM PDT by marshmallow

The Cause of Pius XII for beatification has stalled, Pope Francis told reporters during an in-flight press conference on his return to Rome from the Holy Land, according to reports.

Francis was asked whether he might declare Pope Pius XII, the wartime pontiff who some claim did not do enough to oppose Nazi atrocities against Jews, a Blessed.

“The Cause is open, I looked into it and no miracle has been found yet,” he said, according to Vatican Insider. “So the process has stalled. We have to respect the reality of this Cause. But there’s no miracle and at least one is required for beatification. I can’t think of whether I will beatify him or not.”

(Excerpt) Read more at catholicherald.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Catholic; Ministry/Outreach; Prayer
KEYWORDS: hitlerspope

1 posted on 05/27/2014 7:14:54 PM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow
He's just a regular little chatterbox, isn't he?
2 posted on 05/27/2014 7:19:00 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: marshmallow

Quick! Someone pray to him for healing something!!!


3 posted on 05/27/2014 7:19:58 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ( "I didn't leave the Central Oligarchy Party. It left me." - Ronaldus Magnimus, 2014)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
He's just a regular little chatterbox, isn't he?

I swear to God, I'm going to get some duct tape and go over there, and...

4 posted on 05/27/2014 7:34:33 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod (Democrats are Cruz'n for a Bruisin' in 2016.)
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To: marshmallow

Francis gave John XXIII a pass on miracles; but I guess his “charity” doesn’t extend to pre-conciliar popes.

I heard he also slighted Pope Pius X on his recent trip to the Middle East.


5 posted on 05/27/2014 7:37:51 PM PDT by ebb tide
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To: marshmallow

Miracles are NOT always necessary. A person can be canonized by ACCLAIM. I learned that a while back.


6 posted on 05/27/2014 7:44:43 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: aMorePerfectUnion
Quick! Someone pray to him for healing something!!!

"Lord, I'm afflicted with a bald patch!"

7 posted on 05/27/2014 8:01:40 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: cloudmountain

” A person can be canonized by ACCLAIM. I learned that a while back.”

Not anymore in the West. That is only possible in the East these days.


8 posted on 05/27/2014 8:07:04 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: marshmallow

Maybe Pius XII could cure Papal Motor-Mouth Disease.


9 posted on 05/27/2014 11:32:10 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: ebb tide

Yep Pius XII isn’t part of the Vatican II big boy club. He also isn’t well-liked by the Jews.


10 posted on 05/28/2014 2:27:24 AM PDT by piusv
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To: BlessedBeGod

I’d much rather know what he’s thinking. For those Catholics willing to hear, it’s extremely “enlightening”.


11 posted on 05/28/2014 2:30:43 AM PDT by piusv
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To: piusv

“He also isn’t well-liked by the Jews”

Only ignorant Jews that don’t know their history.


12 posted on 05/28/2014 6:54:00 AM PDT by NKP_Vet ("It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died;we should thank God that such men lived" ~ Patton)
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To: ebb tide
I heard he also slighted Pope Pius X on his recent trip to the Middle East.

Slighted a Saint and honored an atheist.

13 posted on 05/28/2014 8:38:25 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: NKP_Vet

No, the Jews that have Francis’ ear.


14 posted on 05/28/2014 1:19:01 PM PDT by piusv
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To: ebb tide

Whatever happened with this? I’m sure there are others out there as well.

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/possible-pius-xii-miracle-investigated


15 posted on 05/28/2014 1:29:37 PM PDT by piusv
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To: piusv
No, the Jews that have Francis’ ear.

Since the Messiah, the Apostles, the blessed Virgin, and possibly every author of Holy Scripture are Jews, I'm good with that.

16 posted on 05/28/2014 1:38:12 PM PDT by af_vet_1981 (The bus came by and I got on, That's when it all began)
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To: af_vet_1981

Clearly you missed the point.


17 posted on 05/28/2014 1:40:14 PM PDT by piusv
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To: piusv
Clearly you missed the point,

which was to criticize Pope Francis and the Jews; especially the Jews, since it is their fault having led Pope Francis astray; is that your point ?

18 posted on 05/28/2014 2:13:21 PM PDT by af_vet_1981 (The bus came by and I got on, That's when it all began)
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To: af_vet_1981

You mean it was wrong for me to criticize the fact that Francis has no interest in moving Pius XII’s beatification forward but at the same time removes other requirements for the VII popes ? Especially when it also happens to be the one pre-Vatican II pope that gets a lot of heat from (certain) Jews?

And to make matters worse you go on to explain it away by saying that it’s aok because when we talk about the Jews that have Francis’ ears we’re somehow talking about Francis getting his directives from the Apostles, etc because they were once Jewish?

And no this isn’t about placing blame “especially on the Jews”. It is totally Francis’ fault.


19 posted on 05/28/2014 2:35:07 PM PDT by piusv
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To: piusv
etc because they were once Jewish?

Not once, but always.

Do you think Pope Francis is lying when he gives his reasons for not moving forward at this time ? Is this an issue that in some way affects the other Popes souls ?

20 posted on 05/28/2014 3:06:37 PM PDT by af_vet_1981 (The bus came by and I got on, That's when it all began)
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To: af_vet_1981

Let’s just say it’s extremely suspect.


21 posted on 05/28/2014 3:44:42 PM PDT by piusv
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To: vladimir998

We got pretty close with the declaring of saints John Paul II and John XXIII.


22 posted on 05/29/2014 3:56:09 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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